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2009-07-04 05:00:00

BEIJING, July 4 /PRNewswire/ -- At the inaugural Global Think Tank Summit organized by the China Center for International Economic Exchanges ("CCIEE") in Beijing today, Gerson Lehrman Group, the global marketplace for expertise, collaborated with CAIJING Magazine, China's leading business and financial publication to host a unique forum that brings the world's leading economic experts and policy makers together to discuss the state of the global economy. As part of the summit, CAIJING...

2005-11-07 05:00:00

BEIJING -- China on Monday raised its target for reliance on renewable energy but acknowledged that coal would remain its primary source for electricity for decades to come. Renewable energy should account for 15 percent of national consumption by 2020, Vice Premier Zeng Peiyan said at an international conference on renewable energy in Beijing. China had previously aimed to get 10 percent of its energy from renewable sources by 2020, though the 15 percent figure had been mentioned as a...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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